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Staff Nurse - Prn

Job ID: 115440
Location: Kinston, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Lenoir Health Care
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Variable

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:

  • The Registered Nurse (RN) operates as a key member of the health care team using the nursing process, clinical skills and leadership to direct, provide and evaluate age/population specific patient care according to the department’s scope of service. Analyze patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.

Responsibilities:

The ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients are key customers. Patients, families and the other members of the healthcare team, as key customers, are provided with cost efficient care with excellent clinical outcomes, provided by a team member who understands and respects each member of the multidiscipline team and interacts with other team members and customers in a friendly, helpful and courteous manner.


Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

  • None required for new graduates. Requirements for specialty areas are defined as 1-2 years of experience in specialty area or related clinical experience.

LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION

  • Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina; BCLS certification; additional certifications required in specialty areas.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS

  • Good interpersonal skills; Communicates clearly and concisely verbally and in writing
  • Exposure and basic skills in use of clinical computer systems
  • Self-motivation; strong organizational skills; able to multi-task; goal oriented
  • Strong customer focus
  • Strong judgment, problem-solving and decision making skills

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Exposure to blood borne pathogens, airborne pathogens and other infectious diseases requiring the use of protective equipment; exposure to other hazards, such as radiation, toxic waste, chemical hazards, electrical hazards, etc. based on the departments. Possible exposure to conditions, such as noxious odors, fumes, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation. Stressful work periods and rotating shifts.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT

Requires a range of physical activity from sedentary work to heavy work. Includes sitting, standing, walking and lifting patients; some carrying, pushing, pulling, and lifting objects involved in day-to-day activities. Ability to use appropriate Safe-Patient Handling equipment Visual acuity, auditory and verbal skills necessary. Ability to concentrate in surroundings.


Job Details

Legal Employer: Lenoir Health

Entity: UNC Lenoir Health Care

Organization Unit: CCU

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 4.00

Work Assignment Type: Onsite

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: LENOIR MEM

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


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